Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - View Single Post - Serious foot pain, boots or bindings?
View Single Post
Old 01-23-2013, 07:21 AM   #8 (permalink)
chomps1211
Not quite reformed yet
 
chomps1211's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: S.E. Mich.
Posts: 2,415
Default

Wear the boots around the house for a couple hours. Tighten them like you would for riding. If no issues, probably the bindings. My guess is it is the bindings, since you get more constant pain mostly in your lead foot which stays strapped in more/longer than the rear.

Also, second the footbed advice!! Custom molded "Orthotic" footbeds made a HUGE diff. for me. (...$120 and worth EVERY PENNY!!) I also changed the ankle strap mounting position on my 2010/11 Cartel's from the highest point to middle attachment points. Those two things pretty much fixed 85-90% of all the foot PAIN problems I was having.
(...reasonably sure the remaining 10-15% is just my fucked up & abused dogs! )

You are going to have to take some time to try different things to get this figured out because the fact is,.. Everybody's feet ARE different! What works for one, won't necessarily work for the other! No way around that!
__________________
You're only Young Once,.. but you can be Immature FOREVER!

2012/13 (48) days out!
2013/14 (42) days out!
chomps1211 is online now   Reply With Quote